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2014-01-17 23:24:13

Sierra Resins, Inc. Announces Venture with Dr. Jason Bolton, Food Safety Expert, to Develop Next-Generation Bio-plastics Used in Food Packaging and Processing Industries Mansfield, MA; Orono, ME (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Sierra Resins, Inc. has announced a venture to begin work on the development of a next-generation biodegradable plastic to be applied to products that are used in the food services and food processing industry. During the developmental process, Sierra Resins, Inc. will be...

2014-01-09 04:20:41

PARIS, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative adhesive technology published as a cover feature in the high impact journal, Science Translational Medicine Gecko Biomedical, a French medical device company developing 'bio-inspired' biodegradable surgical glues and patches for wound closure, announces that the Company's co-founders have published data demonstrating the potential of its paradigm-shifting technologies for minimally invasive...

2014-01-08 16:21:30

DUBLIN, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j9c5dh/polyvinyl_alcohol) has announced the addition of the "Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j9c5dh/polyvinyl_alcohol ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) film is widely used for the...

2014-01-08 16:20:37

DUBLIN, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v2tbd8/automotive ) has announced the addition of the "Automotive Plastics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v2tbd8/automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the automotive plastics...

2013-12-22 23:01:49

MarketReportsChina.com adds “Future of Biodegradable Materials Industry in China Edition (1)” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 Biodegradable material is a new kind of environmentally friendly material. With the increasing awareness of environmental protection around the world, especially in China, biodegradable materials become very promising products. However, the application of biodegradable materials was not so widely promoted as expected...

2013-12-19 23:02:26

Green Dot has developed a high quality synthetic leather material made with Terratek® Flex, the market’s first compostable elastomeric bioplastic. The new material combines an exquisite soft touch and a lighter environmental footprint to make a more sustainable synthetic leather. Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Green Dot, a bioscience social enterprise serving the plastics industry and style conscious consumers, has developed a compostable synthetic leather made...

Sandstone Bacteria thrives on oil iron
2013-12-19 08:32:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Able to withstand high heat, high salinity, low oxygen, utter darkness and pressures that would kill most other organisms, the bacteria Halomonas is a very hardy breed. Traits such as these enable these microbes to eke out a living in deep sandstone and have proven to be useful for hydrocarbon extraction and carbon sequestration. The new study, published in Environmental Microbiology, gives the first unobstructed view of the...

2013-12-18 08:23:19

DUBLIN, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t6d659/medical_polymers) has announced the addition of the "Global Medical Polymers, Resins And Fibers, Elastomers & Biodegradable Plastics Market Report 2013-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The medical polymers market is comprised of resins and fibers, elastomer and biodegradable plastics used in various healthcare applications such as...

2013-11-29 23:00:06

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “World Bioplastics to 2017” to its store. The report says Western Europe was the largest regional consumer of bioplastics in 2012, accounting for over half of global demand. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 World demand to skyrocket 19 percent annually through 2017 Global demand for biobased and biodegradable plastics will rise 19 percent per year to 950,000 metric tons in 2017. The bioplastics industry, while still in the emerging growth phase, has...

2013-11-18 23:19:50

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Biodegradable Plastics Market 2012-2016. London (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Biodegradable Plastics market to grow at a CAGR of 19.60 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for more eco-friendly packaging materials. The growth of the packaging industry is influenced by the need for non-toxic...